Waukesha has a total population of 64,825 and a student population of 3,403. Of these students, 3,403 are enrolled in schools that offer physical therapy programs.
Of the 1 physical therapy schools in Waukesha, the largest physical therapy school, by student population, is Carroll University. In 2010, Carroll University graduated approximately 33 students from its physical therapy program.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a physical therapy degree from one of Waukesha's physical therapy schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,937 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for physical therapy related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Waukesha-based physical therapy schools, you will have an added expense of $7,643 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,190.
After graduating with your credentials in physical therapy, if you decide to work as a physical therapist in Waukesha, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 physical therapists in Wisconsin were working in the greater Waukesha area. By the year 2018, the number of physical therapists is expected to increase by 16% in Waukesha. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for physical therapists.
As a physical therapist in Waukesha, you can expect to make an average salary of $72,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for physical therapists in the state.